Lightwave 11.5 Modeler Tools- Project Giganatosaurus

Learn to Sub-D Model a Prehistoric Dinosaur in Lightwave 3D!!
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Instructed by Adam Gibson Design / 3D & Animation
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  • Lectures 39
  • Contents Video: 12 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2014 English

Course Description

Lightwave 11.5 Modeler Volumes #9 to 12- by Adam Gibson

In Volumes 9, 10, 11, and 12 of our Lightwave 11.5 Modeler Series Lightwave Instructor Adam Gibson will take you through a complete Sub-D Character Modeling project broken up into four Modules (1 to 4) .

From A to Z the creation of a Gigantonosaurus Dinosaur will be taught step by step in great detail all starting from a simple box primitive.

The concepts and techniques used here in this extensive training course will give you the knowledge on how to create amazing characters, animals, beasts and monsters of your own.

Some of the things you will learn from this course: 1) Sub-D Theory, 2) Setting Up Backdrop Images, Using the Internet to find useful images for your own projects, Box-Modeling Concepts, Quad-Patching, Creating Complex Geometry Starting from Basic Shapes, Redirecting Polygon Flow, Mesh Prepping/Cleaning/Optimizing/Tweaking and more.

A great series for beginner 3D students or those who wish to improve their Sub-D Modeling skills with a minimal amount of tools.

Bonus Content: 1) All Lightwave model files, Back-Drop Reference Images

What are the requirements?

  • Lightwave 3D Version 11.5 or Higher

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to Model Dinosaurs and Creatures in Lightwave 3D
  • Learn Advanced Modeling Techniques
  • Learn the Art of Sub-D Modeling

What is the target audience?

  • Beginner to Intermediate 3D Student

What you get with this course?

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Set-Up, Theory, Body, Tail and Mouth
Intro
Preview
01:06
Reference Images and Using the Internet to find Reference Images
Preview
19:23
How to Set-Up Back Drop Images
12:14
Secrets of the "Quad-Patching" Technique
14:21
Modeling the Body and Tail
28:53
Creating a Base for the Head and Mouth Edge/Polygon Flow
41:18
Section 2: Legs, Arms, Fingers, Toes, Claws
Modeling the Leg
34:50
Tweaking the Mesh to Build the Arm
11:24
Modeling the Arm
21:55
Modeling the Fingers
26:48
Modeling the Toes
35:46
Modeling the Inner Toe Claw
17:41
Modeling the Toe Claws
07:53
Modeling the Finger Claws
22:21
Section 3: Head Detailing
Deleting the Un-Needed Polygons in the Head
31:17
ReRouting the Polygons in the Lower Jaw
42:26
ReRouting the Polygons for the Upper Head
50:04
How to Smooth Out Blocky Areas
10:11
Shaping the Nostrils
08:19
Shaping the Nasal Tissue
11:40
Shaping the Eye Socket Area
07:33
Shaping the Temple Area
10:47
Shaping the Ear Hole
10:38
Shaping the Eye Hole
10:46
Adjusting the Mouth
20:13
Section 4: Fine Details, Teeth, Spikes, Tongue, Throat
Cleaning Up the Upper Head
14:22
Sculpting the Ear and Eye Detail
11:34
Sculpting the Nasal Tissue and Nostril
13:51
Sculpting the Mouth and Skin Flap
18:09
Eyelid Tweaking
15:39
Leg Adjustments
16:17
Building the Mouth Interior
31:17
Creating the Inner Throat
07:25
Modeling the Tongue
05:27
Tapering the Jaws
17:55
How to Create and Clone the Teeth
38:39
How to Create Spine Spikes and Clone the Spine Spikes
13:58
Create Head Bumps
15:33
Final
04:17
Section 5: Content Folder

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Instructor Biography

Adam Gibson, Instructor and Owner at Learn3DSoftware.com

Adam Gibson is Owner of Learn3dsoftware.com which is a company that has been delivering online training for 3D artists around the world since the year 2010.

Adam has been involved in video editing and digital software since the early 1990's.

3D modeling, texturing, character rigging and Green Screen compositing are some of his greatest passions in the digital realm.

Adam has created over 100 courses on 3D covering industry software like: Lightwave, Zbrush, Modo, 3D Coat and Adobe Photoshop with more being released every week.

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